Topic: Industry Articles

Creative Solutions Kitchen

Multiple Creative Solutions Do you need a remodeler or builder who truly listens to your needs? One who has enough experience to offer you multiple creative solutions? These homeowners were looking for someone who would not only listen to their dreams for their home, but offer them options as well. We are so glad that… Read more »

1970’s Makeover

A 1970’s Complete Makeover This 1970’s home was in need of a complete remodel.     Outside, a deck, screen porch and carport structure were not only falling away from the house, but were also becoming a hindrance to our clients as they aged.         Inside, an original u-shaped kitchen contained a… Read more »

Modern Farmhouse – FOR SALE

Modern Farmhouse Are you looking for a new home in a beautiful country setting, with all the amenities of living in the city? Look no further, this modern farmhouse is FOR SALE  in the gorgeous community of Bishops Bay in Middleton, WI. 4918 St. Annes Dr 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 3,041 Finished Square Feet Listed… Read more »

Screen Porch Additions

Screen porch additions not only transform your home, but they can transform your life. Suddenly, you look forward to spending time outside. Lazy summer evenings become a bit more tranquil without mosquitos buzzing in your ear. Instead, you enjoy watching the children catch fireflies, while the crickets chirp in the background. Early mornings, the sounds… Read more »

Design Trends for 2016

Getting the House Ready for Spring The birds are chirping,  little green buds are beginning to poke their heads out of your favorite tree outside the kitchen window, and you are more than ready for a fresh start. Should you attempt that remodeling project? Is your bathroom in need of a fresh coat of paint?… Read more »

The Sump Pump Challenge

The Sump Pump Challenge. Sometimes we run into things that need a bit of extra attention. And typically these challenges deal with things that can’t go wrong, because if they do, they could cause a lot of headache. Anthony and Abe ran into one such problem. Like most other homeowners in Wisconsin, these homeowners had… Read more »

The Value of Design

Given the small area of most bathrooms, and the number of elements that need to be included, it is no wonder why remodeling can be such a challenge. However, breaking the obstacles down to their most honest form reveals a much simpler challenge, and fortunately, simple challenges usually have simple solutions. No budge in the… Read more »

Small Bathrooms

Small Bathrooms… You would think that the smaller the space, the easier it would be to create an effective design. But in practice, the opposite is true. Small spaces, especially those with strict requirements (like a half bath–it must contain a toilet and a sink!), can be especially troublesome. They also happen to be the… Read more »

Fixing up the Nest

Fixing up the Nest  The birds are starting to move back to town, and they are gathering just about anything they can find to build their nests. They don’t seem to be very picky about color, or even material…not like us… We know what we like, and we know what we don’t like. So why… Read more »

When Customers Repeat

When Customers Repeat We love it when our clients come back to us again and again over the years. We have known this particular family since the children were 2 & 4. Recently, we were asked by the family to bring their kitchen and bathroom up-to-date, replacing old flooring and removing old cabinets and countertops. Imagine… Read more »

Building Relationships on the Job

Recently, Abe & Anthony caught a little late-year fishing thanks to Dick and Harvey from Wisconsin Building Supply. The three men took a day off to head up to Angler’s Edge at Sturgeon Bay. As the saying goes, “A bad day of fishing is still better than a good day of work.” In all, only 3 fish… Read more »

D.I. Why???

D.I.Why??? We stopped at the home improvement store and came upon a couple of DIYer’s who were trying to figure out how to get these home. They were more than willing to let us snap a picture. We’ve all been there. You’ve planned ahead, calculated the costs, calculated the savings, and with enthusiasm decided to jump… Read more »

A Wish for Santa

Last month we received a call from a DeForest home daycare provider who suffered an overnight kitchen fire. The disaster not only closed their business, but also made their home unlivable. Thankfully, no one was hurt. We began working immediately to return their home and business to normal. First, we assessed the damage. We found… Read more »